THE US AIR MEDAL -
The Air Medal is a military decoration of the United States which was established by Executive Order 9158, signed by
Franklin D. Roosevelt, on 11 May 1942. The Air Medal was awarded retroactive to 8 September 1939.
The Air Medal is awarded to any person who, while serving in any capacity in or with the Armed Forces of the United
States, shall have distinguished himself/herself by meritorious achievement while participating in aerial flight.